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Drug Phosphalugel is an antacid. It reduces the acidity of the stomach, It is recommended for the treatment of pain, acidity or burning in the stomach or oesophagus

Pepsane indicated for the treatment of stomach ache

Air-X indications accumulation of gas in the gastrointestinal tract

Maalox treatment of Gastritis,  Dyspepsia, Peptic ulcer, Hiatal hernia

Composition

Each sachet contains:

Colloidal aluminium phosphate gel 20%: 12.380 g.

Excipients: Calcium sulphate dihydrate, pectin, agar 800, orange flavoring agent, potassium sorbate, liquid sorbitol (non-crystallising), purified water.

Phosphalugel does not contain sucrose (sugar).

Phosphalugel Oral suspension in single dose sachets

Indications

Phosphalugel is an antacid. It reduces the acidity of the stomach.

It is recommended for the treatment of pain, acidity or burning in the stomach or oesophagus.

Dosage

The usual dose is 1-2 sachets 2-3 times a day.

The medicine should be taken when pain occurs or in accordance with your doctor’s instructions.

For oral use

Duration of treatment

Taking more than 6 sachets a day does not usually confer any additional benefit. If a dose of 6 sachets a day does not provide sufficient relief, consult your doctor.

Contraindications

Do not take PHOSPHALUGEL oral suspension if:

– if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to aluminium phosphate or any of the other ingredients of PHOSPHALUGEL

– if you have severe kidney problems.

Warnings

Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance are advised not to take this medicine.

Phosphalugel contains sorbitol and may therefore cause mild digestive problems (diarrhoea).

The calorific value of sorbitol is 2.6 kcal/g.

If your symptoms do not disappear within 7 days, consult your doctor.

if pain is accompanied by fever or vomiting, consult your doctor immediately.

Interactions

Antacids can REDUCE the effect of a number of other medicines. Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines.

As a precaution, do not take antacids at the same time as other medicines. Other medicines should be taken separately from the antacid (e.g. 2 hours beforehand)

Effects on ability to drive and use machine NA.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines, PHOSPHALUGEL oral suspension can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Constipation

If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Please inform your doctor any side effects occur during treatment.

Pregnancy and lactation

This medicine should be used with caution during pregnancy and while breast-feeding.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

Over dosage

Excessive doses may cause constipation or even intestinal obstruction. Overdose is more likely to lead to effects in patients with impaired kidney function.

Storage condition: Below 30°C.

Shelf life: 36 months.

Availability: Oral suspension in single-dose sachets; box of 26 sachets of 20g.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Read carefully enclosed leaflet before use.

Please ask your doctor for further information.

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